Communities south of Santa Fe are gearing up to fight a proposed railway loading site for crude oil in Lamy — or at least weigh in on the matter.
Crude oil producers have increasingly turned to railroads for shipping as oil production has increased around the country. Shipments by rail ballooned from 10,840 in 2009 to an estimated 400,000 in 2013. Oklahoma-based Pacer Energy Marketing plans to truck crude oil from the Four Corners area to property in Lamy owned by Santa Fe Southern Railway, where the oil would be transferred to rail cars and shipped to refineries south of Albuquerque.
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